Welcome to the Birmingham branch.
We meet at Sutton Coldfield Town Hall, King Edward Sq, Sutton Coldfield, B73 6AB on the third Saturday of every month at 2.00pm.
We have our own website: The Western Front Association (Birmingham Branch) where you will find the programme of events, contacts, newsletter and branch business.
Upcoming Branch Events
“ Narrow Gauge Railways of World War One “ - Phil Robinson ZOOM Narrow Gauge Railways of World War One The story of the light railways used in WW1 does not start in 1914, it starts with the inception of railways in Europe, and its seeds were in the Franco Prussian war of 1870-71 in which France saw the loss of the provinces of Alsace and Lorr…Event Details
17/4 – “ Propaganda & Reportage “ - MIKE COYLE - “ ZOOM The way that the war was reported, the people, the events, the facts, censorship, political control and more especially the way that reported stories were received at home, were not just for immediate consumption, they laid down the basis for social and historical research. Yet, how we…Event Details
"BRAVEST LITTLE STREET IN ENGLAND – Carole Evans ?? ZOOM The Bravest Little Street in England; bringing a town back its memory. “The passing of time which makes memory possible and necessary is also what makes memory fade and die” (Batchen). If this quote by Batchen is true, how, then, do we create a memory 100 years after the event? This pa…Event Details